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Zoe Zeszut

Analyst, OSIRIS-REx Science Operations Planning

Asteroid Surveys, Planetary Analogs, Planetary Surfaces, Small Bodies

Planetary Science





Analog Materials, Environments

Graphics and Video

Operations Engineer for OSIRIS-REx

(Note that the email address listed above is not correct. Please use OREX email instead.)



MS - Earth and Planetary Sciences - Case Western Reserve University (2017)

BS - Geological Sciences - Ohio University (2015)

BSC - Digital Media - Ohio University (2015)


Previous work:

NASA Glenn Research Center (2015 - 2017)

Ohio University Invertebrate Paleontology Lab (2014 - 2015)


Tools and process experience

Science observation planning, review, and implementation for OSIRIS-REx mission, coding in VML, vacuum chambers (for space environment simulation), Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES), ion sputtering (for material surface cleaning), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), X-ray Diffraction (XRD), X-ray Fluorescence (XRF), Petrographic Optical Microscopes, academic paper writing, video and graphics production and editing.


Current member and volunteer at Tucson Gem and Mineral Society.

Previous work as a mineralogy teaching assistant at Case Western Reserve University (2015-2017).

Previous work producing geology themed educational videos.

Last updated on October 29, 2020